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CSPAN
Dec 9, 2011 10:30pm EST
problems, drugs, violence on the texas-mexico border, the need for education. he has controversial things like putting on a gasoline tax. all of these issues, his legacy really invigorates our current debate. >> for many americans outside of texas, 1992 was perhaps their introduction to ross perot. he had been on the national stage for a while. in the late 1980's, he began speaking out about these issues that he was concerned about. we looked in our video library and our first coverage of ross perot was in 1987. here he is speaking before the american bankers association that year. >> let's look at where we are and take the rose colored glasses off. all of these people saying the fundamentals are sound, i think we have had enough doctor feelgood. i think we are all grown. i think we are tough enough to take bad news. i think it is time to look at the facts. we have a $3 trillion debt by 1988. our debt is being funded by foreign nations at this point. the greatest nation in the history of man does not have the will to past -- we continue to bridget to pass a national budget. we continue to
PBS
Dec 13, 2011 5:30pm PST
approval of the hotly debated keystone oil pipeline to run from can did to texas. house majority leader eric cantor argued that's about cleating jobs. >> the president said he wants to make sure that we create jobs, and he wants to be there for the middle class. that's what this bill does. tens of thousands of jobs if not more. >> brown: democrats like new york's charles rangel insisted republicans are in effect holding the payroll tax cut hostage hostage to the pipeline. >> let's get rid of all the pipeline language. let's do what the bill is supposed to do, and let's not put in something that could impede the passage. >> brown: president obama had delayed a decision on the keystone pipeline until 2013. today a white house statement said he would veto the republican bill if it gets to his desk. that seemed unlikely though since senate democrats served notice they'd block the house republican measure first. in addition to the pipeline provision, democrats opposed financing the bill by raising medicare premiums for wealthier seniors and extending a pay freeze for federal workers for anot
NBC
Dec 29, 2011 4:30am EST
waters. the dog is now in good condition. >>> a texas man didn't get away with much of anything during a recent robbery attempt. surveillance cameras caught the thief stealing an empty cash register from a fast food register. police later found him and arrested him on suspected theft charges. >>> around the country nursing mothers held what they call nurse-ins. this happening at target stores. it happened last month when a nursing mother in texas said she was treated rudely by confrontational target employees who removed her to a fitting room. she since has started a facebook page which launched the nationwide demonstration against restrictive corporate breast-feeding policies. >>> and finally, 40-degree weather didn't stop one group of friends from having a good time on a new york lake. they braved frigid continues to feed what they call their water skiing addiction. i think one of them had a santa hat on, too. got to love that. >>> for a look at your national and regional weather, here's nbc meteorologist bill karins with your weather channel forecast. good morning to you, bill. 40 d
ABC
Dec 20, 2011 4:30am EST
fallen back into a dead heat with former massachusetts governor mitt romney, both with 30%. texas congressman ron paul came in a distant second with 15%. meanwhile, that same poll found that while most americans still disapprove of president obama's handling of the economy, his overall approval rating is at its highest since march at 49%. >>> with uncertainty surrounding the future in north korea this morning, mourners are paying their last respects to their late supreme leader, kim jong-il. the long-time ruler's body has been laid out for a week-long viewing. kim jong-un joins top north korean officials. last night secretary of state hillary clinton urged the north korean people to pursue a new path of peace, prosperity and engagement. >>> back here at home, parts of the southwest and central plains are getting hammered by a deadly snowstorm that's unleashed heavy snow and fierce winds. blizzard conditions are being blamed for two deaths in colorado while whiteout conditions are making for treacherous travel in new mexico, oklahoma, and northwestern kansas. in the texas panhandle
NBC
Dec 20, 2011 4:00am EST
with former massachusetts governor mitt romney, both with 30%. texas congressman ron paul came in a distant second with 15%. meanwhile, that same poll found that while most americans still disapprove of president obama's handling of the economy, his overall approval rating is at its highest since march at 49%. >>> with uncertainty surrounding the future in north korea this morning, mourners are paying their last respects to their late supreme leader, kim jong-il. the long-time ruler's body has been laid out for a week-long viewing. kim jong-un joins top north korean officials. last night secretary of state hillary clinton urged the north korean people to pursue a new path of peace, prosperity and engagement. >>> back here at home, parts of the southwest and central plains are getting hammered by a deadly snowstorm that's unleashed heavy snow and fierce winds. blizzard conditions are being blamed for two deaths in colorado while whiteout conditions are making for treacherous travel in new mexico, oklahoma, and northwestern kansas. in the texas panhandle, national guard troops were called to
NBC
Dec 3, 2011 6:00am EST
for this texas girl so i'm from texas, saw frost on the car yesterday morning, wow, we have come a long ways. >> and the frost all over the grass, pretty widespread across the area. >> cold stuff but it is the first week in december and welcome to you. >> thanks, chuck, good to be here. >> not a texas alumni are you? >> no, i'm not a texas alumni. i have to be careful because that can be sensitive. >> it can be sensitive depending on where you spend your time and who has the mug. >> i've spent many years in texas. >> if you wear longhorns that's trouble in my world. that's all right. >> i've been told to also watch the dallas cowboy lingo around here. >> well you won't get any fights from me on that one. outside on a beautiful saturday morning, clear skies, allowed temperatures to drop off well below freezing in many spots especially out to the west of washington. in downtown we're still holding on to 37 degrees but it's 27 in mannasas, 27 culpeper, 28 in leesburg and ashburn, 35 degrees in arlington this morning, 30 degrees in waldorf and laplata. we will be 100% dry all weekend long but th
NBC
Dec 25, 2011 11:30pm EST
consider him to be armed and dpangerous. >> thank you, darcy. police in texas are investigating a christmas tragedy tonight. seven people were found dead inside a single apartment. it happened this morning. it happened in grapevine, texas near dallas. police say four women and three men were all shot to death. the victims range in age from 18 to 60 years old. police say it appears the victims are all related in some way. officers who responded to the scene say it is one of the most tragic incidents they have ever encountered. well this cell phone video of a deadly blaze that left five dead in connecticut early this morning. the three children and their grandparents, died after a fire ripped through their stanford home. the children any mother, a well-known advertising executive, and a family friend, got out alive. fire fighters fried several times to rescue the people inside. but the intense heat from the flames kept pushing them back. fire officials say the cause of the fire is still under investigation. gop presidential candidate newt gingrich says, not making it on to prit marthe primary
CSPAN
Dec 25, 2011 11:15pm EST
connally who would become governor of texas, and john connally in 1959 ran into him in the street in polis and strauss was a lawyer in dallas at the time in the koln alisa i'm getting a group of fellows together to go to washington to talk about johnson's presidential nomination if you want to come along and that was the beginning of the end. he went along and helped support the nomination effort in 1960 which was field. kennedy won that year but after that, because, lee was his protege strauss became one step closer when johnson became vice president in the event in dallas when kennedy was assassinated he was one of the hosts don't tell me and he was very involved in all of that and one thing and wrote it in the book it's right for people to doubt will help to the i would definitely doubt myself to activity but i try to be more skeptical so when he would tell the stories about being in the hospital comforting moly after her husband got shot because he was shot also in the was a little skeptical and i went along and the reason it is in the book is because of the johnson library they had th
CSPAN
Dec 26, 2011 11:00pm EST
was coming from a more conservative place, he had p.m. and lbj and john connelly democrat from texas. if he didn't embrace the mcgovernite exactly, he definitely try to appease the mcgovernite. he made sure they had what they needed and he made sure that labor had what they needed and the lack caucus in the women's caucus who are trying at that time to grow, trying to expand so he really was not just a compromiser but a very skilled negotiator, making sure that everyone had a little bit of what they needed. and that was because he always said that his goal for 1976 was to be able to deliver a party to a candidate. he said i'm not going to deliver a candidate to this party. i'm delivering a party to the candidate and that is something that is not going on today in the republican party. they are trying to deliver a candidate to a very divided party. so he didn't know who the nominee would be in 1976. he certainly did not think it was going to be jimmy carter. no one thought it was going to be jimmy carter. he thoughts jackson or maybe humphrey or muskie, pretty much anyone over carter but he
MSNBC
Dec 16, 2011 2:30am PST
cannot solve these problems with war. >> attempting to mount a comeback in iowa, texas governor rick perry compared himself to often underestimated denver broncos' quarterback tim tebow. >> i'm kind of getting where i like these debates. as a matter of fact, i hope obama and i debate a lot, and i'll get there early and we will get it on, and we will talk about our differences, which are great. i'll talk about what we've done in the state of texas. i'll talk about talking a balanced budget amendment to the congress. i'll talk about having a -- the type of part-time congress that i think americans are ready for. you know, there are a lot of people out there, i understand it, you know, this are a lot of folks that said tim tebow wasn't going to be a very good nfl quarterback. there are people that stood up and said, well, he doesn't have the right throwing mechanisms. you know, he's not playing the game right. you know, he won two national championships, and that looks pretty good. we were the national champions in job creation back in texas. am i ready for the next level? let me tell y
CSPAN
Dec 15, 2011 1:00pm EST
minnesota, mr. paulson, and the gentleman from texas, mr. dog get, will each control 20 minutes. the chair recognizes the gentleman from minnesota. mr. paulson: i ask unanimous consent that all members have 35 days which to revise and extend their remarks, including extraneous consent. i yield myself as much time as i may consume. the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman is recognized. mr. paulson: i rise today in support of h.r. 365, legislation to extend temporary assistance for needy families and related programs through the end of this fiscal year, as well as to ensure that these funds are spent appropriately. before describing the legislation in greater detail, i note that these same provisions will already approved, the middle class tax relief and job creation act of tuesday of this week. given some of the uncertainty about some of that legislation, it makes sense to ensure that the program continues to assist families past december 31, when its current authorization expires. that's the first and most important thing that this bill will do. the tanner program has been generally success
NBC
Dec 14, 2011 4:30am EST
fast track approval of the keystone oil pipeline from canada to texas. opposed by environmentalists but backed by some unions and many conservatives. >> the keystone pipeline will create, as have been said, 20,000 to 25,000 jobs or more immediately. >> reporter: but president obama who wants more study of the pipeline vows to veto today's bill if keystone is included. he's escalating the fight, urging democrats to hold up the latest government spending bill until the house passes a plain payroll tax cut extension. i'm steve handelsman, nbc news, capitol hill. >>> a bold new push from the national transportation safety board is calling for an all-out ban of cell phone use while driving. that means no texting, no talking, not even hands-free devices. and now it is up to the states to carry out that recommendation. nbc's brian mooar has details. >> reporter: what began as a school bus trip in missouri ended in a deadly chain collision crash and more than a year later it's leading to a call for an outright ban on drivers using mobile phones. >> and, yes, that does apply to bluetooth, ha
ABC
Dec 22, 2011 4:30am EST
overnight in areas of kol koshlgs lots of heavy rain in eastern texas which we're still in the middle of the historic drought so we'll take any downpours we can get. will make for a wet commute in areas of shreveport into arkansas. you can see the plume here, houston, looks like you'll be in the mid- of this heavy rain through your morning rush hour. also, during the day today, new orleans, all of mississippi will get soaked and even tennessee as this plume of moisture continues to move to the northeast. in is the snow up here. it came down through the front range. it's not widespread but through the front range it's definitely a good snowfall. denver, this is in the sweet spot where you're picking up 6 to. that drive down i-25 is rough this morning. just light snow out there in areas of kansas. eventually, the storm is heading for new mexico. albuquerque, only an inch or two are for you. the hill country, any elevations will see a significant storm out of this. notice a little snow our computers are painting here up through northern, maybe central new england. that will be tomorrow m
FOX News
Dec 18, 2011 3:00am PST
and wearing green pajamas and poka dots. take a look at this from the stadium in dallas, texas, a run away cart, oh, my gosh, plows over a bunch of people after a championship game. one man taken to the hospital with a leg injury and another was hurt, but not seriously. someone finally jumped on the electric cart and stopped it. those are your headlines. >> hate when that happens. >> check with rick reichmuth. i felt he was controlling with it his aye phone. >> that's scary. >> another dry day across the east, the coldest all winter, bundle up as you're heading out this morning. blizzard watches pushing for parts of the plains, that's for, i'll show you that and some severe weather threats across texas as well. and the setup today, not looking that bad. yesterday was pretty calm and a little snow across the great lakes and we'll see that again. and the counter clock wise disturbance about to change everything. a lot of people possibly travelling this week for christmas. the setup on the radar, not looking like frp right now. but throughout the day today. in across arizona and new mexico an
ABC
Dec 16, 2011 4:00am PST
stores. >>> two reindeer are back with their friends in santa's barn after escaping on a texas freeway. the runaways, named comet and dancer, were en route to visit a school, when the trailer door opened in rush hour traffic. of a flood of 911 calls, they were safely corralled. >> even reindeer just want to enjoy the holiday. >>> now, for a look at morning road conditions on your friday. icy on i-90, from erie, pennsylvania, to buffalo. also, slick on i-40, from raleigh to little rock. i-10, from baton rouge, to san antonio. and i-20, across texas. windy conditions in southern california. >> and if you're flying, just a couple weather-related airport delays. los angeles and houston. >>> chicago bears' wide receiver, sam hurd, is behind bars this morning, facing some pretty serious drug charges. >> he was arrested during an undercover sting operation wednesday night and accused of setting up a drug dealing network. prosecutors say he was looking to buy $700,000 of cocaine and marijuana a week. the investigation lasted yast year in texas. hurd says he is innocent. >>> two former penn sta
ABC
Dec 29, 2011 4:00am PST
. >> reporter: then, there's texas congressman, ron paul. >> something has to change. something will change. >> reporter: who has a strong organization in iowa. and got a boost from state senator kent sorensen, an influential tea party figure. left michele bachmann's campaign to sign up for team paul. >> i think there's clearly two tiers of candidates. i think ron paul is in that top tier. and i'm here to help him. >> reporter: michele bachmann says that ron paul would be a dangerous president. and jon huntsman called him unelectable. sunny and dan? >> wow. definitely a war of words going on there, tahman. all right. so, turning to romney now. if he wins iowa, how would that shape this whole nomination fight? >> reporter: a victory for romney in iowa would be huge. keep in mind that he has almost a 30-point lead in new hampshire, the next state to vote. and iowa voters, the caucusgoers there are very conservative. and the romney campaign would love to show he has patched up problems among conservatives in the republican party. and make it seem as though there's a steady drumbeat to the nomi
MSNBC
Dec 19, 2011 2:00am PST
police he was angry with the elderly victim because she owed him money for work he had done. >>> a texas high school championship game celebration came to a painful ending at cowboys stadium. the winning coach was among seven people mowed down by a runaway electric cart after the title game. all the injuries were minor, and still unclear how the unmanned vehicle began moving under its own power. >>> and finally, santa had an unforgettable gift for one young boy in kansas. moments after he told st. nick he wanted his dad home for christmas, there you go. the 3-year-old's father popped out of a nearby box. dad is home on leave after serving two tours in iraq and redeploys in january. how's that for a good christmas gift. now for a look at your national weather, we turn to nbc meteorologist bill karins with your weather channel forecast. good morning, bill. >> good morning. one of the only times santa takes a back seat. >> absolutely right. he's got shotgun, though. >> yes, he does. good morning, everyone. major winter storm rolling through the southwest. new mexico's going to get hit, and
NBC
Dec 2, 2011 5:00pm EST
desperately searching around for that. >> a texas woman got a shock when she opened her latest water bill. why the city says she needs to pay up as recover the nation next. next. >> we have more breaking news. >> mcallen avenue and old york road, there was heavy smoke coming from the second floor. baltimore city fire crews are making an aggressive attack at this location. as we get more information, we will update you. in >> al qaeda is claiming responsibility for the kidnapping of a 70-year old aid worker who has a home in rockville. he was taken from his home in pakistan back in august. he had been working in the nation for several years. al qaeda said it will release him if the u.s. stops air strikes on arab nations and reduces its television suspects. >> -- releases its talent and suspects. >> to put the dog with a friend while she was overseas. unfortunately, he was killed in a motorcycle accident. when the friend it did not hear from anyone for several months, she gave the dog to another family. when she came home, she found the family does not want to give luna up. the 70-year-old texas
CSPAN
Dec 26, 2011 11:00am EST
of texas. and john connally in 1959 ran into bob on the street and dallas. connolly was a lawyer in fort worth at the time and strauss as a lawyer in dallas at the time. and connolly said i'm getting a group of fellas together to go to washington to talk about johnson's presidential nomination. do you want to come along? and now resorted to be getting at the end. he went along and he helped support the johnson nomination effort in 1960, which we know is failed. kennedy won that year, but after that because connolly was sort of johnson's protÉge, stress became one step closer to the white house when johnson became vice president. and then on the day in dallas when kennedy was assassinated, he was one of the hosts of that function, you know coming downtown. and he was very involved in all that. and i wrote it in the book that it's right for people to doubt my objectivity. i would definitely do my objectivity, but i tried to be more skeptical. the bob would tell me stories about being in the hospital, comforting deli after her husband had been shot also i was a little script to call and no
CSPAN
Dec 3, 2011 7:00am EST
'm in talks in your home state of texas. >> okay, just give us an idea of how scalable is this production? for example, how many barrels a day can be delivered in one of your plants that is up and running and mature? >> well, it's scalable based on demand. our process, without giving away our trade secret here -- >> i don't want you to do that. >> there's a scalable amount that we can increase our production based on demand. and we have the extraction process in place that we can extract the oil and deliver as a biofuel feed stock or in the pharmaceutical industry for the omega 3's that are present in the product. >> do you see a point where one of these plants could produce 100,000 barrels a day? >> absolutely. >> 200,000? >> absolutely. >> how does it go from there to where you need it used? >> normally you can build the plants onsite. where you have a biofuels plant you can build an algae manufacturing at the plant. you can move others by either a pipeline or truck, but definitely have to do the studies to make sure that in any -- as in any product that there's not going to be any adve
CNN
Dec 31, 2011 5:00am PST
of rainfall to july where the year-long drought in texas hit its worst month. on top of it, parched landscape. wildfires. over 4 million acres burned. $50 billion worth of losses in terms of agriculture. in august, we shifted gears to the hurricane. hurricane irene, record flooding across the northeast, eastern seaboard. killed 43. billions of dollars in damages. october, it was snow time again. the target was mainly in the northeast. killed 13 people. left 1.6 million without power. many people in connecticut, you remember this, without power for weeks, almost a month in locations. it was basically weather taking people back to the stone age. >> taking them back to their parents' house. i know a lot of folk whose moved out because they didn't have power for weeks. >> rendered helpless because of the elements, in this day and age, all of this technology, still at the mercy of mother nature. >> tempting to move back home. mom does your laundry. >> some good things. >> that's about it. why do you think 2011 was so bad? just coincidence? the trifecta of conditions, was there something else? >> f
CNN
Dec 24, 2011 9:00am PST
of texas. i love you but the weather is tough. scattered showers along i-35 corridor in houston, some rain there, too. take a look at this. in west texas it's all switching over to snowfall. some could give you whiteout conditions on parts of i-20. zoom in a little more south of lubbock and towards amarillo and abilene -- amarillo is here, abilene closer as we venture in a little more. high elevations in odessa and midland. that's where the snow is heavier. even then only a few inches of snowfall. all things again relative in the rockies. the snow there, inches. snowfall fell several feet within boulder, several hours ago. a lot of die out. this is the snowpack that remains. also snow on the ground in parts of the northeast and western great lakes. as we fast forward into tonight what we anticipate and into tomorrow morning, snow continuing through parts of texas, pacific northwest and into the northern great lakes. that's going to be about it. doesn't look like it's going to be a white christmas for a lot of people. again, caveat, fairly nice travel conditions with the exception of the lo
NBC
Dec 23, 2011 6:00pm EST
. chicago bringing snow that could affect detroit and parts of michigan. to the south, el paso, texas snow showers in that region and parts of west texas. but, that is it. the entire nation, really the entire nation is on the dry side. you can see the snow showers toward the great lakes through the day tomorrow. then snow and rain around dallas and houston. that could be the one problem area tomorrow, east texas. watch out down there if you are traveling to east texas or louisiana tomorrow. rain, other than that, nice. the warmest air to the southeast. atlanta to orlando looking at nice weather. for us, the weather is nice, too. 41 in gaithersburg. 48 in washington. 43 in manassas and 50 in fredericksburg. i'll be back to show you the christmas forecast in a minute. >> thank you, doug. >>> if you are not traveling, maybe you are still shopping. professional procrastinators are at the malls tonight to finish their shopping. jane watrel is at tyson's corner in the middle of the madness. >> reporter: i am in the middle of the madness. we are in the final stretch of the holiday shopping marath
CNN
Dec 26, 2011 3:00am PST
. seven people found shot to death in an apartment in grapevine, texas. police say it appears all the victims were related. police say all were shot while in the process of opening christmas gifts, or they just finished doing so. the suspect shooter is one of the seven fatalities. >>> a global think tank targeted in the u.s. was hacked. in a posting, says it stole confidential credit list. among the list of clients, bank of america, lockheed martin and the defense department. >>> thousands poured into st. peter's square to hear the pope's christmas message starting off with the unveiling of a larger than life nativity scene. he prayed for the end of violence in syria and comfort in the philippines. >>> back in action on christmas day. the dallas mavericks raising their championship banner then falling to lebron james and the miami heat 105-94. the king leading the way with 37 points. back in los angeles, kobe bryant and the lakers squared off gu s against the bulls. the bulls won that game 88-87. and carmelo anthony leading new york to a 106-104 victory. knicks winning. how than.
CSPAN
Dec 29, 2011 6:00am EST
to bust oil town on the texas panhandle. dropped out of high school after two years and became a painter, married, had his first two children and they all waited through the years that carried the black lizard's of dust across the great plains. this was the war not topsoil of over 100,000 square miles of ravaged farmland. in november, 1933 the dust. the midwest and came back the following year burying the entire midwest again and then as far east as albany and buffalo new york. as the dust continued to blow for the rest of the decade the sky but term black and red with tongs of dust and animals and people choke to death, toddlers wander out and suffocate. and the single worst day that any of the dust bowl could remember was april 14th, 1945 palm sunday. they call it black sunday. that is when the wind of more than 80 an hour ripped the topsoil and the clafin as far away as nebraska, it dumped on the already dying town of tampa texas and woody recalled when the dust cloud hit it looked like an ocean was chomping down on a snail and the red sea was closing in on the children, he said, and
CSPAN
Dec 29, 2011 10:00am EST
are familiar with the lean 6 sigma stuff. candidates have invited people to sign onto those pledges. a texas consultant. newt gingrich has been highlighting this. did you sign the pledge as well? >> yes, it is called a strong america now. >> i think the only person that has not is mitt romney. yesterday, on this station, we were talking with mitt romney. he said he did not know what it was. is that even remotely possible, as far as you are concerned? >> i do not know. i cannot go into his thoughts. >> he has been asked over and over to sign this. >> i know that our campaign was asked and we were happy to do it. i signed it in cedar rapids. i am a private businesswoman. i know, in my own company, if we did not continually change, continually improve, we would be out of business. that is the essence of this pledge. >> can that be applied to the federal government? >> as president of the united states, i intend to. without exception, we all recognize the federal government is bloated beyond any possible recognition. it has got to come down in size. when you have a government that spends $3.70 t
CNN
Dec 20, 2011 6:00am PST
hunkered down in the nation's midsection. blizzard warnings from colorado to new mexico to texas. wind gusts have been clocked at 50 miles per hour and some areas reporting up to 15 inches of snow and a remarkable 200-mile stretch of interstate 40 is now closed from albuquerque to the texas state line. >> this storm is one of the strongest ones i've seen in years, basically because of the wind. >> they told me to turn back. >> let's get the latest on that road closure, shall we? >> reporter for cnn affiliate in albuquerque. the storm is winding down, what about the road conditions? improving at all? >> well, yeah, the road conditions in the metro area in albuquerque proper have actually improved. they're pretty drivable and it's once you get out of the city, you head east, that's where the big mess is. for 14 hours now, 14 hours is what we're going on. the i-40 eastbound lanes from the heart of the city all the way to the texas state line are still shut down. you can see we're here in front of one of the onramps and the gates are still locked, why? because the state police, new mexico
NBC
Dec 15, 2011 5:30pm PST
members of bravo 224 of the 25th of virginia national guard unit en route to ft. hood, texas. they all need a ride out of camp virginia in kuwait tonight. they will be airborne while most americans are asleep. our chief foreign correspondent richard engel is in baghdad where he lived for many years covering this war and where he covered today's ceremony. richard, good evening. >> reporter: good evening, brian. for the more than one million u.s. troops who served in iraq, this is the end of an era. the iraq war defined their lives, in some cases ended their lives, and now it's over. ♪ >> reporter: for a big war, it was a remarkably small closing ceremony. a few hundred troops, a five-piece band on a base by the airport on the edge of baghdad. but with the casing of the colors, the u.s. military command in iraq ended a mission that began what feels like so long ago. >> we cannot know the duration of this war. yet we know its outcome. we will prevail. >> reporter: at least now we know the duration. america's costliest war in decades officially ended today. >> your nation is deeply indeb
MSNBC
Dec 28, 2011 2:00am PST
texas to florida, another beautiful december day for you. just up there in the northern portions of the great lakes will be very cold. >> i want to be in miami, 72 degrees. that looks good. >>> sears stumbles, oil bubbles, and putting your foot in your mouth on facebook. >>> eight is great for the pats and niners. celtics can't stand the heat. the lakers get back on track. you're watching "first look" on msnbc. [ male announcer ] cranberry juice? wake up! ♪ that's good morning, veggie style. hmmm [ male announcer ] for half the calories -- plus veggie nutrition. could've had a v8. did you hear sam... ...got promoted to director? so 12 seconds ago. we should get him a present. thanks for the gift basket. you're welcome. you're welcome. did you see hr just sent out new... ...office rules? cause you're currently in violation of 6 of them. oh yeah, baby? ...and 7. did you guys hear that fred is leaving? so 30 seconds ago. [ noisemakers blow ] [ both ] we'll miss you! oh, facecake! there's some leftover cake. [ male announcer ] the new htc vivid. stay a step ahead with at&t 4g lte,
MSNBC
Dec 5, 2011 5:00am EST
's entrenched from the northern plains down through colorado. it's snowing in west texas, from abilene, to lubbock, and new mexico, albuquerque up to santa fe is getting nailed. albuquerque still got some moderate snow and the winter storm warnings covering pretty much the state of new mexico. as we go for a drive, not even that far outside of the dallas-ft. worth area that we're starting to see the change from rain to snow, from midland out through abilene and north, up to wichita falls, you'll see some snowflakes. here's the cold air. the wind chill this morning is minus 7 here in nebraska. it's the opposite on the east coast. if anything your biggest weather concern is fog this morning, a lot of dense fog in southern new england, down outside of new york city, philadelphia and d.c. so be careful driving with that. there's no wind chill at all for the east coast. so enjoy it, probably a day or two more of this. temperatures, 80s in florida, 70s up through the carolinas, 60s from d.c. new york city near 60. the cold air entrenched, minneapolis to chicago. down in areas of texas today.
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